PROF. JOHNSON M. CHANGEIYWO:

PROF. JOHNSON M. CHANGEIYWO: Ph.D. (Science Education), Egerton University, Kenya; M.Ed. (Curr. & Educ. Admin), Brock University, Canada; B.Ed. (Sc.)(Upper second) (Hons),

Professor /Director, College of Open and Distance Learning (CODL) of Egerton University

Egerton University, Curriculum Instruction & Educ. Management Dept. P. O. BOX 536-20115, Egerton, KENYA. +254 722 858563, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Education

2000

Doctor of Philosophy; Ph.D. Degree

Egerton University, Kenya

1991

Masters of Education (Curr. & Admin.) Degree

Brock University, Canada

1984

Bachalor of Education(Science) Degree

University of Nairobi(KUC), Kenya

1979

East Africa Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education(EAACE)

Mombasa Polytechnic

1977

East Africa Certificate of Secondary Education(EACE)

Rift Valley Technical School

1973

Certificate of Primary Education(CPE)

Kibuk, Labot-Chepkitale Pri. Schools

FIELD OF SPECIALISATION

Curriculum studies in Science Education (Physics & Mathematics Education). Educational Instruction and Practice at all levels.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

2008 To date

Director of College of Open and Distance Learning (CODL) of Egerton University.

2001- 2008

Chairman of Department (COD) of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management of the Faculty of Education and Community Studies.

1995-2013

2013:Promoted to Professor of Curriculum(Science Education) of Egerton University

2008:Promoted to Associate Professor Curriculum(Science Education)

2003:Promoted to a Senior Lecturer

1998: Promoted to a Lecturer

1995:Employed at Egerton University, as an Assistant Lecturer

1987–1994:

Teaching at Sacho High School

1984-1986

Teaching at Kituro High School

RESEARCH BACKGROUND

2002-2006

2002

2001

1997-2000

1990-1991

A member of the Research Team on "Managing the Process of Growing up: Information Needs of Kenyan Primary School Children." Project supported Rockefeller Foundations and Egerton University.

A member of the Research Team on "Study of Public University Reform in Kenya: Mapping the Key Changes of the Last Decade". Project supported by Consortium of Donors' Programme of University Case Studies in Selected African Countries.

A member of the Research Team on “Development Education under Global-Ite Project” in three countries (U.K, India and Kenya) supported by DFID.

Worked on “Students’ Images of Science in Kenya: A comparison by Gender, Levels of Schooling and Regional Disparities” partially as part of Ph.D. Thesis/dissertation.

Research assistant to Dr. C. Reynolds on “Teachers work/Teachers lives” at Brock University, Ontario, Canada.

Research assistant to Dr. A. Wheeler on “Experimentation and Problem-solving is happening here Guidelines” at Brock University, Ontario, Canada.

RECENT CONSULTANCY

2002-2011

v Principal Consultant to Tea Board of Kenya…Curricula Development for Tea Sector and Industry Trainees 2011

v Consultant to UNESCO for Somalia Project….A Curriculum Review of Secondary School Education in Puntland State of Somalia. 16th-30th March 2006

v Consultant to Aga Khan Education Service Kenya---Kenya School Improvement Project (KENSIP) in Mombasa and Kwale Districts. 18th –22nd, October, 2004.

v Member, Curriculum Development Committee for Bachelor of Education (Primary) Degree of Egerton University, February 2002.

v Member, Curriculum Development Committee for Bachelor of Education (Science) and Bachelor of Science Degree Programmes of Kabarak University. February-March, 2002.

PUBLICATIONS

2014

Kemboi, N.K, Githua, B.N, & Changeiywo J.M.(2014).The Relationship between Students’ Attitude towards Mathematics and their Mathematics Self-Concept and Achievement in the Military Science Programme of Egerton University, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org. Vol.5, No.39, 2014; Pp56-63. ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online).

Ekwam, L., Changeiywo, J. M. & Okere M. I. O. (2014). Influence of Community Indigenous Knowledge of Science on Students’ Performance in Chemistry in Secondary Schools of Samburu County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Management Sciences & Education. Vol. 3(4) October 2014. Pp19-44: ISSN: 2186-845X, ISSN: 2186-8441. Print. www.ajmse.leena-luna.co.jp

Mutai D.K., Changeiywo, J. M. & Okere, M.I.O. (2014). Effects of Gowin’s Vee Heuristic Strategy on Secondary School Students’ Conceptual Understanding and Metacognition in the Topic of Moments in Physics, in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org. Vol.5, No.29, 2014; Pp193-205. ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online).

Wambugu, P.W., Changeiywo, J. M. & Ndiritu, F. G. (2014). Effects of Experiential Cooperative Concept Mapping Instructional Approach on Secondary School Students’ Motivation in Physics in Nyeri County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org. Vol.5, No.15, 2014; Pp74-83. ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online).

Njoroge, G.N., Changeiywo, J.M, & Ndirangu, M. (2014). Effects of inquiry-based teaching approach on Secondary School Students’ achievement and motivation in Physics in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal in Academic Research in Education Review. Vol. 2(1), pp. 1-16, January 2014. ISSN: 2360-7866 ©2014 Academic Research Journals. http://www.academicresearchjournals.org/IJARER/Index.htm.

2013

Mbacho, N. W. & Changeiywo, J. M. (2013). Effects of Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Strategy on Students’ Achievement by Gender Differences in Secondary School Mathematics in Laikipia East District, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org. Vol.4, No.16 2013; Pp55-63. ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online).

2013

Wambugu, P. W.; Changeiywo, J. M. & Ndiritu, F.G. (2013). Effects of Experiential Cooperative Concept Mapping Instructional Approach on Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Physics in Nyeri County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. Vol. 2. No.3 August, 2013. Pp279-296. ISSN 2186-8492 (Online):ISSN2186-8484(Print).

2013

Ng'eno, J.K., Githua, B.N. & Changeiywo J.M. (2013). Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Preparedness to Integrate Information Communication and Technology in Secondary School Mathematics Instruction in Rift Valley Region, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org. Vol.4, No.12, 2013; Pp51-57. ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online):

2013

Changeiywo, J. M., Ng’eno, J. K. & Barchok, H. K. (2013). Differences in Teacher Intentions to Apply SMASSE Methods in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics and Science Based on Gender and Working Experience in Kericho and Bomet Counties, Kenya. Asian Journal of social Sciences and Humanities. Vol. 2. No.2 May 2013. Pp245-258. ISSN 2186-8492 (Online): ISSN 2186-8484

2013

Wambugu P.W., Changeiywo J. M & Ndiritu F. G. (2013). Investigations of Experiential Cooperative Concept Mapping Instructional Approach on Secondary School Girls’ Achievementin Physics in Nyeri County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org. ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.4, No.6, 2013; Pp 120-130.

2011

Changeiywo, J. M., Barchok, H. K. & Ng’eno, J. K. (2011). Relationship of Selected Teacher’s Characteristics and Their Intentions to Teach Mathematics and Science Using SMASSE Recommended Methods in Secondary Schools in Bomet and Kericho Counties, Kenya. Mangalmay Journal of Education and Pedagogy. Vol.2, # 1, Year 2011. pp 01-09. ISSN 2229-3914

2011

Changeiywo, J. M.,Wambugu, P.W.& Wachanga, S.W.(2011). Investigations of Students’ Motivation Towards Learning Secondary School Physics Through Mastery Learning Approach. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education (2011). Vol.9 pp1333-1350, ISSN 1571-0068.

2011

Ngatia, D., Changeiywo. J. M. & Okere. M.I.O. (2011). The Effects of Constructivist Teaching Strategy on Students’ Conceptualisation of Electrostatics in Secondary School Physics in Nakuru District, Kenya. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.6 2011; pp 54-73. ISSN: 1563-0188

2010

Changeiywo, J.M. & Mukachi, F.W. (2010). Comparison of Learner Involvement in Biology Laboratory Investigations in Selected Secondary Schools in Nyandarua District of Kenya. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria (JOTEN). Vol.15 #2 pp49-61. ISSN 1118-5570.

2010

Okere. M.I.O., Changeiywo, J.M. & Illa. T.A. (2010). Effects of Concept Mapping Teaching Strategy on Students’ Creativity in Physics Education in Nyando District ,Kenya. Egerton Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education. Vol.IX ,2010, pp157-170. ISSN 1021-1128.

2009

Khoima J. L., Githua B. N. & Changeiywo. J. M. (2009). The Effect of Mastery Learning Methods on Achievement by Secondary School Students in Mathematics of Baringo District of Kenya. GYAN -The Journal of Education. Vol.6.No.1 July-December, 2009, PP60-66. ISSN: 0972-9992.

2009

Hungi, S.K. & Changeiywo, J.M. (2009). Influence of Creativity Teaching Strategy on Students’ Performance and Motivation in the Topic “Energy” in Secondary School Physics in Nakuru District, Kenya. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria (JOTEN). Vol.12 #1&2 pp.101-114. ISSN 1118-5570.

2008

Khoima, J. L., Changeiywo. J. M. & Githua B. N. (2008). The Effects of Mastery Learning on Students’ Motivation in Secondary School Mathematics in Baringo District-Kenya. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.5. December, 2008; pp 55-71. ISSN: 1563-0188.

2008

Wambugu, P. W. & Changeiywo. J. M. (2008). Effects of Mastery Learning Approach on Secondary School Students’ Physics Achievement. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2008, 4(3),pp 293-302. E-ISSN: 1305-8223

2008

Barchok, H. K., Changeiywo, J. M. & Wachanga, S. W. (2008). Influence of Secondary School Students’ Self-Concept of Ability on their Attitudes towards Science in Bomet District, Kenya. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria (JOTEN). Vol.11 #2 pp.20-32. ISSN 1118-5570.

2007

Ndirangu, M.; Mwangi J.K. & Changeiywo J. M. (2007). Educational Provision for the Academically Gifted: Rhetoric or Reality? Case of Primary Schools in Nyandarua District, Kenya. East African Social Science Research Review. Vol. XXIII. No. 2; June 2007. PP55-69. ISSN 1027-1775.

2007

Ng’eno, J. K. & Changeiywo. J. M. (2007). Differences in Students’ Motivation to Learn Secondary School Mathematics in Kericho District, Kenya. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.4.No1.January 2007, pp.65-79. ISSN: 1563-0188.

2006

Mondoh, H., McOnyango, O., Othuon, L., Sikenyi, V. & Changeiywo, J. M.(2006a). Naomi’s Experience. Phoenix Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 092 1.

Mondoh, H., McOnyango, O., Othuon, L., Sikenyi, V. & Changeiywo, J. M.(2006b). The Drama Festival. Phoenix Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 091 3.

Mondoh, H., McOnyango, O., Othuon, L., Sikenyi, V. & Changeiywo, J. M.(2006c). Grandmother’s Visit . Phoenix Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 089 1.

Mondoh, H., McOnyango, O., Othuon, L., Sikenyi, V. & Changeiywo, J. M.(2006d). Journey to Chepto’s Wedding. Phoenix Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 090 5.

2006

Changeiywo, J. M.; Wambugu, P. W. & Wachanga, S. W. (2006). Effects of Mastery Learning Approach on Secondary School Students’ Self-concept in Physics in Kieni East Division of Nyeri District, Kenya. GYAN -The Journal of Education. Vol.3.No.2 July-December, 2006, PP36-45. ISSN: 0972-9992.

2006

Changeiywo, J. M.; Kigo J. K.; Okere. M.I.O. & Golicha. H. S. A. (2006). Effect of using water Flow Advance Oganizer on Secondary School Physics Students’ Conceptualisation of Electric Current Flow: A case of Selected Scools of Nakuru District, Kenya. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria (JOTEN). Vol.11 #2 pp.20-32. ISSN 1118-5570.

2006

Golicha, H, S. A; Subramhanyam, H.S.; Kagwanja. S. M. & Changeiywo. J. M. (2006). Estimation of Optical Anisotropy and Coefficient of Volume Expansion of the Smectic A Homologues of di-n alkl, 4 4’-azoxy-&-Methylcinnamates. Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society Vol. 3 #. 1pp39-48.

2006

Changeiywo. J. M. (2006). Chapter 1: Primary Education in Kenya. In Mondoh et al. (eds). The Contemporay Management of Growing Up and Sexual Maturation: The Role of the Primary School in Kenya, pp1-22. Nairobi: Phoenix Publishers Ltd. ISBN: 9966-47-300-9.

2006

Ng’eno, J. K., Changeiywo. J. M. & Mondoh, H. O. (2006). Gender Differences in Students’ Motivation to Learn Secondary School Mathematics in Kericho District, Kenya. GYAN -The Journal of Education. Vol.2.No.2 January-June, 2006, PP4-12. ISSN: 0972-9992.

2006

Mondoh, H. O., Omar, N. O., Changeiywo, J. M. & Wamutitu J. M. (2006). Managing the Process of Growing up: Information Needs of Kenyan Primary School Children. National Journal of Education.. Vol.X, No.1, January, 2006, pp1-16. ISSN 0972-9569.

2005

Ng’eno, J. K. & Changeiywo. J. M. (2005). Differences in Pupils’ Motivation to Learn Mathematics by Gender and Class Level among Upper Primary School Pupils in Kericho Municipality, Kenya. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria (JOTEN). Vol. 10 #2 pp15-24. ISSN 1118-5570.

2005

Wachanga, S. W., Changeiywo, J. M. & Barchok, H. K. (2005). Influence of Secondary School Students’ Self-Concept of Ability on their Attitudes towards Science in Bomet District, Kenya. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.3.No.2.December 2005. pp 1-18. ISSN 1563-0188

2004

Changeiywo, J.M. (2004). The Current Position of Science and Technology Education in Kenyan Schools. Egerton Journal. Vol.V, #2, July, 2004: pp 231-249. ISSN 1021-1128.

2004

Changeiywo, J.M. (2004). Appropriate Technology as a Major Component of Adult Education for National Development in Kenya. Egerton Journal .Vol.V, #2 July, 2004pp 211-220. ISSN 1021-1128.

2004

Oywaya-Nkrumwa, A. & Changeiywo, J.M. (2004). Higher Education and Gender: Analysis of Enrolment Trends at Egerton University from 1991 to 2001. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.2.No.2. PP 1-18. ISSN 1563-0188.

2003

Mondoh, H. O. & Changeiywo, J. M. (2003). Empowering Girls and Women through Education: The Kenyan Experience. Egerton Journal. Vol. IV #s 2 & 3 ,July 2003. PP 40-52. ISSN 1021-1128.

2002

2001

Changeiywo, J.M. (2002). Problems Hindering the Effective Teaching of Science Subjects in Kenyan Schools. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.2.No.1. PP49-61. ISSN 1563-0188.

Changeiywo, J.M. (2001). Gender Perspectives in Science and Technology in Kenya. Journal of Education and Human Resources. Vol.1 No.1. PP 15-31. ISSN 1563-0188.

2000

Changeiywo, J.M. (2000). Students’ Images of Science in Kenya: A comparison by Gender, Levels of Schooling and Regional Disparities.” Unpublished Doctoral, Thesis; Egerton University, Njoro.

1991

Changeiywo, J.M. (1991). Secondary School Students’ Images of Science and Technology in Developing Countries (Kenya).” Unpublished M.Ed., Dissertation, Brock University, Ontario, Canada.

POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION

2001-2014

· Mbacho, N. W. (2013). Effects of Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Strategy on Students’ Achievement in Secondary School Mathematics in Laikipia East District, Kenya. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Ngeno, J.K. (2013). Teachers’ Perception of their Preparedness to Effectively Implement Mathematics Curriculum in Secondary Schools in Selected Districts of Rift Valley Province, Kenya. Ph.D (Curriculum & Instruction) Thesis.

· Getuno D. M. (2012). Effects of E-Learning Module on Kenyan Polytechnic Students’ Practical Skills and Attitudes towards the Topic “Transistors” in Electronics. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Mugo, T. M. (2012). Teachers’ Perception on the Impact of Free Secondary Education on Students’ Enrolment and Retention in Public Schools in Nyeri Central District, Kenya. MED (Educational Management) Project Report.

· Otieno, Noah O. (2011). Influence of Classrom Interactions and Environment on Students’ Motivation to Learn Physics among Secondary School Students in Kisumu City in Kenya. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Wambugu, P.W. (2011). Effects of Mastery Learning Approach on Secondary School Students’ Achievement Motivation and Self-Concept in Physics in Kieni East Division of Nyeri District, Kenya Ph.D (Curriculum & Instruction) Thesis.

· Kemboi, N. K. (2009). The Relationship between Selected Factors and Students’ Mathematics Self-Concept and Achievement in Military Science Programme of Egerton University, Kenya. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Owino, C. P. (2009). Perceptions of University Lecturers and Students towards the Criteria for Marketing Home Economics Curriculum to Male Students in Public Universities in Kenya. Ph.D (Curriculum & Instruction) Thesis.

· Oyieyo, B. O. (2009). Assessment of Secondary School Physics Students’ Performance on the Science Process Skill of Investigating: A Case of Nyando District Schools in Kenya. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Kiprono, W. K. (2009). Challenges Faced by Primary School Headteachers in the Implementation of Free Primary Education and the Strategies they use to Counter them in Meru South, Kenya. MED ( Educational Management) Thesis.

· Hungi, S. K. (2009). Influence of Creativity Teaching Strategy on Students’ Performance and Motivation in the Topic “Energy” in Secondary School Physics in Nakuru District, Kenya. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Nyakan, P. O. (2008). The Influence of Practical Science Process Skill on Students Gender Disparity in Performance and Enrollment in Secondary School Physics: The Case of Nakuru District, Kenya. Ph.D (Science Education) Thesis.

· Githinji, S (2008).Influence of Backround Factors on the Pre-school Teachers’ and Managers’ Perception of the Impact of Childhood Play Activities on Child Development in Kiambu District, Kenya, MED (Curriculum & Instruction) Thesis.

· Ngatia, D. G. (2008). Effects of Constructivist Teaching Strategy on Students’ Conceptualisation of Electrostatics in Secondary School Physics in Nakuru District, Kenya. MED (Science Education) Thesis.

· Mwangi, J.K. (2006). Provision of Education for Academically Gifted children in Kenyan primary schools: A case of Nyandarua District. MED (Curriculum & Instruction). Thesis.

· Mukachi F.W. (2006). The extent to which the Science process skill of investigating is used in Biology practical work: A comparative study of selected secondary Schools in Nyandarua District, Kenya. MED (Science Education). Thesis.

· Wambugu, P.W. (2006). Effects of Mastery Learning Approach on Secondary School Students’ Achievement, Motivation and self-concept in Physics in Kieni East Division of Nyeri District, Kenya. MED (Curriculum & Instruction). Thesis.

· Esokomi S.N. (2006). Effectiveness of Spiral Wire wave projector on secondary School students’ conceptualization of Wave Phenomena in Vihiga District, Kenya. MED (Science Education). Thesis.

· Kigo, J.K. (2005). Effect of using a water flow Advance Organizer on secondary School Physics students’ conceptualization of electric current flow: A case of Selected schools of Nakuru District, Kenya. MED (Science Education). Thesis.

· Khoima, J. L. (2005). The Effects of Mastery Learning on Students’ Achievement and Motivation in Secondary School Mathematics in Baringo, District-Kenya. MED (Curriculum & Instruction). Thesis.

· Ngeno, J. K. (2005). Pupils’ Self-concept and Motivation to Learn Mathematics: Relationship and Gender Differences among Upper Primary School pupils in Kericho Municipality, Kenya. MED (Curriculum & Instruction). Thesis.

· Kaboro P.G. (2003). Influence of Intellectual and cultural environments on students’ conceptions of the Topic Heart in secondary school and university Physics Education. MED (Science Education). Thesis

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

2000-2013

v BoG Member Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) since 2012

v Member, International Reading Association (IRA), since 2005.

v Associate Member, Association of American Colleges & Universities; since August 25, 2004

v Member, Association of the Third World Studies (ATWS), Inc, since 2001.

v Member, Organization of Social Sciences Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), since 2000.